Aaron Roderick
Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach
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Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach

Years at BYU

  • 2021-present (Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks)
  • 2018-2020 (Passing Game Coordinator, Quarterbacks)
  • 1999-01: Graduate Assistant – Linebackers (1999), Receivers (2000-01)
  • Player: Wide Receiver (1996-98)


  • BYU (2002, M.S. Sociology)
  • BYU (1998, B.S. Sociology)

Years Overall Coaching


Coaching Experience

  • BYU
    • Offensive Coordinator (2018-present)
    • Passing game coordinator (2018-present)
  • Utah
    • Co-offensive coordinator, quarterbacks (2015-16)
    • Passing game coordinator, quarterbacks (2014)
    • Passing game coordinator, wide receivers (2012-13)
    • Co-offensive coordinator, wide receivers (2010)
    • Wide receivers (2005-13)
  • Southern Utah, Offensive coordinator, quarterbacks, recruiting coordinator (2003-04)
  • Snow College, Running backs (2002)
  • BYU, Graduate assistant – linebackers (1999), receivers (2000-01)

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Named BYU's offensive coordinator in January 2021. Enters the 2021 season with 21 seasons of coaching experience, including five as offensive coordinator and five as passing game coordinator
  • Mentored All-American quarterback Zach Wilson, who went from being the youngest BYU player to ever start at QB in 2018 to declared for the 2021 NFL Draft after his junior season as one of the top quarterbacks in the country
  • Under Roderick’s tutelage, BYU quarterback Zach Wilson finished No. 8 in the 2020 Heisman Trophy voting, was a finalist for the Manning Award and a semifinalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year, the Maxwell Award and the Davey O'Brien Award. In 2020, Wilson passed for 3,692 yards and 33 touchdowns while posting a 196.4 passing efficiency. He finished the year ranked in the top 10 nationally in 11 offensive categories.
  • Helped BYU go 11-1 in 2020 and earn a No. 11 final ranking while boasting a top-10 offense
  • As passing game coordinator and a play-caller, Roderick was a key part of BYU’s potent offensive attack in 2020 that finished ranked No. 3 in scoring offense (43.5 ppg), No. 6 in total offense (522.2 ypg) and No. 8 in passing offense (332.1 ppg) while ranking in the top 15 in 10 different statistical categories overall. 
  • BYU's production as an offense in 2020 ranks No. 4 all-time at BYU in single-season scoring average behind only the 2001, 1980 and 1983 teams, while ranking No. 6 in program history in total offense with the most yards per game since 2001.
  • In 2020 BYU tied for No. 1 nationally in yards per play at 7.84, and led all of FBS programs in plays of 30 or more yards with 45 while ranking No. 3 in both plays of 10 or more yards (234) and 20 or more yards (83). Overall, BYU scored 40 or more points nine times in 12 games in 2020, capped with a 49-23 victory over UCF while setting both a Boca Raton Bowl and BYU bowl record for most yards of total offense with 655.
  • Roderick helped the BYU passing attack improve each of the three seasons he served as passing game coordinator, going from a passing game ranked 90th nationally when he took over to a No. 8 ranking in 2020. 
  • Helped Jeff Grimes and offensive staff build an offense at BYU that improved each year to go from being ranked 118th in total offense (325.2) and 123rd in scoring offense (17.1) the year prior to coming to BYU to being ranked No. 3 in scoring (43.5) and No. 6 in total offense (522.2) in their third season in 2020.
  • Three of the seven 10-win seasons in Utah football history up to that point came with Roderick calling the offensive plays, including three of the four achieved during Roderick’s time at Utah
  • First stint as co-offensive coordinator at Utah was in 2010, when Utah tied for 23rd in the nation in scoring offense, averaging 33.1 points a game
  • Called the plays for Utah during the last six games of the 2009 season when the Utes finished ranked No. 18 in the nation with a 10-3 record
  • Quarterback Travis Wilson played his last two seasons under Roderick and finished his career as the Utah record-holder for QB starts (39) and games played (46) and No. 2 all-time with 24 career wins
  • Coached two of the seven Ute receivers in school history to reach 1,000 yards in a season
  • David Reed set Utah single-season records for receptions (81) and yards (1,188) in 2009 and led the Mountain West Conference in receiving yards per game (91.4)
  • Dres Anderson had 1,002 receiving yards in 2013, led the Pac-12 in yards per reception (18.91) and finished fourth in yards per game (83.5)
  • Roderick has helped seven receivers gain opportunities in the NFL, including draft picks Reed (fifth round) and Freddie Brown (seventh round)
  • Oversaw a Thunderbird offense in 2004 that finished 21st in the NCAA FCS in total offense (412.5 ypg) and 14th in passing offense (270.5 ypg)—at the time a school record
  • SUU quarterback Casey Rehrer ranked sixth in Division I-AA in total offense and 19th in pass efficiency under Roderick’s tutelage, while receiver A.J. Smith finished fifth in the country in receptions per game (7.18 rpg)

BYU Playing Career

  • Earned All-America honors at Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho, where he broke the school’s single-season punt and kick return record
  • After two years at Ricks College from 1994-95, Roderick redshirted at BYU in 1996 as a member of the Cougars’ 14-1 Cotton Bowl team 
  • Went on to start as a receiver and return specialist in 1997 and 1998 and also earned academic all-conference accolades
  • BYU went 29-11 in Roderick’s three seasons on the team


  • Bountiful, Utah


  • LDS mission to Bogota, Colombia
  • Married to Ellen McConnell 
  • Two children, Rachel and Quin
BYU Hall of Fame